Kids Library Home

Welcome to the Kids' Library!

Search for books, movies, music, magazines, and more.

     
Available items only
Book Cover
Book
Author Pollock, Mary Sanders, 1948- author.

Title Storytelling apes : primatology narratives past and future / Mary Sanders Pollock.

Publication Info. University Park, Pennsylvania : The Pennsylvania State University Press, [2015]

Copies

Location Call No. Status
 PAS Central Library Non-Fiction, 3rd Floor    599.8 POL    Available
Description x, 256 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Series Animalibus
Animalibus.
Summary "A literary analysis of the popular genre of the informal primatology field narrative. Explores the works of Jane Goodall, Dian Fossey, Robert Sapolsky, and others in the contexts of scientific, literary, and conservation discourses"--Provided by publisher.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 245-250) and index.
Contents First contacts -- The primatology romance -- Tragedy of the field -- Morphology of the tale -- Primate characters -- Primatology and the carnival world.
Subject Primatology -- Authorship.
Primatology -- Fieldwork.
Creative nonfiction -- History and criticism.
ISBN 9780271066301 (cloth : alk. paper)
027106630X (cloth : alk. paper)

 
    
Available items only